Vermont Economic Progress Council Members

Council Members

(Click Name for Biographical information) - Residence - Term Ends

John Davis - South Burlington - 3/31/2023
Michael Keane - No. Bennington - 3/31/2025
Thaddeus Richardson - Lyndonville - 3/31/2023
Rachel Smith - St. Albans - 3/31/2025
Heather Chase - Chester - 3/31/2025
Mark Nicholson - Barre - 3/31/2025
John Russell - Rutland - 3/31/2023
Michael Donohue - Shelburne - 3/31/2025
Vacancy - 3/31/2023

General Assembly Appointees

Charlie Kimbell - Windsor - House of Representatives Appointee
Cheryl Hooker - Rutland - Senate Appointee

Regional Representatives

Addison County 

Fred Kenney, Executive Director - Addison County Development Corporation
Designated by: Addison County Development Corporation

William Sayre, Board Member - Bristol
Designated by: Addison County Regional Planning Commission

Bennington County 

William Colvin, Acting Director - Bennington County Industrial Corporation
Designated by: Bennington County Regional Commission

Jim Sullivan, Executive Director - Bennington County Regional Commission
Designated by: Bennington County Regional Commission

Central Vermont 

James Stewart, Executive Director - Central Vermont Economic Development Corporation
Designated by: Central Vermont Economic Development Corporation

Bonnie Waninger, Executive Director - Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission
Designated by: Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission

Chittenden County 

Frank Cioffi, President - Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation
Designated by: Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation

Charlie Baker, Executive Director - Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission
Designated by: Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission

Franklin/Grand Isle Counties

Tim Smith, Executive Director - Franklin County Industrial Development Corporation
Designated by: Franklin County Industrial Development Corporation

Albin Voegele, Board Member - St. Albans
Designated by: Northwest Regional Planning Commission

Lamoille County 

Pat Ripley, Executive Director - Lamoille Economic Development Corporation
Designated by: Lamoille Economic Development Corporation

Caleb Magoon, Board Member - Lamoille County Planning Commission
Designated by: Lamoille County Planning Commission

Northeast Kingdom

Dave Snedeker, Executive Director- Northeastern Vermont Development Association
Designated by: Northeastern Vermont Development Association

Vacant - Northeastern Vermont Development Association
Designated by: Northeastern Vermont Development Association

Rutland County 

Tyler Richardson, Operations Director - Chamber and Economic Development of the Rutland Region
Designated by: Chamber and Economic Development of the Rutland Region

Ed Bove, Executive Director - Rutland Regional Planning Commission 
Designated by: Rutland Regional Planning Commission

Southern Windsor County 

Bob Flint, Executive Director - Springfield Regional Development Corporation
Designated by: Springfield Regional Development Corporation

James Rasmussen, Executive Director - Mount Ascutney Regional Commission
Designated by: Mount Ascutney Regional Commission

Windham County 

Adam Grinold, Executive Director - Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation
Designated by: Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation

Chris Campany, Executive Director - Windham Regional Commission
Designated by: Windham Regional Commission

Windsor County/Upper Valley 

Erika Hoffman-Kiess , Executive Director - Green Mountain Economic Development Corporation
Designated by: Green Mountain Economic Development Corporation

Peter Gregory, Executive Director - Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission
Designated by: Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission

Contact Us

Abbie Sherman, Executive Director
802-793-0721 

Angie Farrington, VEPC Programs Manager
802-461-6421

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